Project Officer/Manager position - Uniting on-campus and distributed learners through media-rich real-time collaboration tools
Project Officer/Manager (Requisition ID: 016JE)
Job: Academic (Level B)
Faculty / Office: Dept of Education
Fixed term/part time
The School of Education, Macquarie University has an opening for a Project Officer/Manager on an exciting Australian Learning and Teaching Council project investigating how synchronous technologies (desktop video-conferencing, web-conferencing, virtual worlds) can be most effectively utilised to unite remote and face-to-face university students. The successful applicant for this academic position will work with a national team of academics to identify, characterise, and evaluate technology-enhanced ways of bringing together on-campus and geographically dispersed students, as well as help coordinate a community of practitioners from across Australia. While the appointment is initially for approximately two-years at 0.6 of a full-time load, there are opportunities for further research and teaching work for the right applicant.
* Higher degree research qualifications (or completing higher degree research) in the educational technology area
* Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
* Demonstrated ability to critically analyse educational literature
* Ability to operate and innovate with educational technologies
* Proven ability to work according to objectives and deadlines
* Track-record of successful project management experience
* Demonstrated educational technology leadership
This individual will be based at Macquarie University with the project leader, and will:
* maintain an up-to-date literature review
* undertake data collection as part of a survey of current practice
* help to develop a contact list of potential collaborators across the sector and establish online communication channels with this group
* organise meetings
* visit the institutions of collaborators to set up and then evaluate implementations
* assist with the development of project reports, and
* assist with the dissemination workshops
* other supportive activities in conjunction with the project team that will lead to the successful and timely accomplishment of project goals.
Appointment type : Part time, fixed term available from January 2012
Enquiries: Moira Davidson-Copping on 02 98509821 or moira.copping@...
Package: Academic Level B, base salary $80,807 - $95,824 p.a. (depending on successful applicant's skill and experience) plus 9% superannuation and leave loading.
Applications Close: 11.59 pm on 16th October 2011
Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.
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Dr Matt Bower (Macquarie University)
Associate Professor Gregor Kennedy (The University of Melbourne)
Associate Professor Barney Dalgarno (Charles Sturt University)
Mark J.W. Lee (Charles Sturt University)
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